Oxford University Gazette, 26 May 2005: Lectures
CAMERON MACKINTOSH VISITING PROFESSOR OF CONTEMPORARY THEATREPATRICK MARBER will be in conversation with CATE BLANCHETT at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 June, in the Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre, St Catherine's College.
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Dionysus recast: ancient drama in the modern worldUnless indicated otherwise, the following seminars will be given at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College. Two papers will be given at some of the meetings.
Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conveners: Kathleen Riley, Avery Willis, and Amanda Wrigley.
DR N. COURTES
JOHN TAYLOR, Bradfield College, Berkshire; Artistic Director, Theatre Odyssey
THELMA HOLT, CBE
PROFESSOR EDITH HALL, Durham
ZACHARY DUNBAR, Royal Holloway, London
PROFESSOR LORNA HARDWICK, Open University
Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman DramaJOHN THEOCHARIS, former BBC Radio Drama director, will lecture at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 June, in the Headley Lecture Theatre, the Ashmolean Museum. Enquiries should be made to email@example.com or Oxford (2)88210.
Subject: 'Greek drama on the air.'
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, HISTORY OF ART, MUSIC, THEOLOGY
The Bible in art, music, and literatureThe following lectures will be given at 5 p.m. on Mondays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Professor C. Rowland and Dr C. Joynes.
PROFESSOR D. JASPER, Glasgow
PROFESSOR H. HORNIK, Baylor University
HISTORY OF ART, PHILOSOPHY
Philosophy and theory of the visual artsThe following interdisciplinary research seminars will be given at 5 p.m. mon Fridays in the Danson Room, Trinity College.
Conveners: Dr J. Hyman, Queen's, and Dr K. Reed-Tsocha, Trinity.
PROFESSOR R. HOPKINS, Sheffield
PROFESSOR L. GOEHR, Columbia
PROFESSOR M. IVERSEN, Essex
PROFESSOR M. SMITH, Warwick
LIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
British Academy sponsored lecturePROFESSOR N.J. VAN DER MERWE, Professor of Natural History, University of Cape Town, will lecture at 4 p.m. on Monday, 13 June, in the Lecture Theatre, the University Museum of Natural History. Enquiries should be directed to Professor Robert Hedges (e- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Subject: 'The diets of early hominins in Africa.'
ConferenceA conference arranged by the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine will be held on 3 June and 4 June in the OslerMcGovern Centre, 13 Norham Gardens. The programme may be found at www.isca.ox.ac.uk/events/poster.shtml. Enquiries should be directed to email@example.com or chris.low@firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject: 'Wind, life, and death: anthropological and historical
School of Archaeology: Meyerstein Lecture 2005PROFESSOR G. BARKER, Cambridge, will deliver the Meyerstein Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's College.
Subject: 'The prehistoric colonisation of island south-east Asia: recent
investigations at Niah Cave, Sarawak.'
Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences, the Botnar Research CentreThe following seminars will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Fridays in the Botnar Research Centre, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. Details of further meetings will be announced later.
DR U. OPPERMANN
DR B. NOBLE, Edinburgh
MR P. SHARP, King's College, London
ORIENTAL STUDIESDR M. WITKOWSKI, Research Centre for Mediterranean Archaeology, Polish Academy of Sciences, will lecture at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the Lecture Room, the Khalili Research Centre for the Material Culture of the Middle East, 3 St John Street.
Subject: 'The Great Amir Qurqumas (c.
14451510): his life, deeds, and monuments.'
Gareth Evans Memorial LecturePROFESSOR S. YABLO, MIT, will deliver the Gareth Evans Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 May, in the Gulbenkian Lecture Theatre, the St Cross Building. Further information may be found at www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk.
Subject: 'Non-catastrophic presupposition failure.'
OXFORD INSTITUTE OF AGEINGThe following seminars, concluding the series for Trinity Term, will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Thursdays in Seminar Room G, the Social Sciences Building.
Convener: Dr G.W. Leeson.
LONG THANH GIANG, National Economics University, Hanoi
DR S.K. SINHA, Toronto
E.J. SKINNER, University College London
ROTHERMERE AMERICAN INSTITUTEThe following lectures and other meetings will be held at 5 p.m. on the days shown in the Rothermere American Institute. Enquiries should be directed to Ruth Parr (e-mail: email@example.com, telephone: Oxford (2)82711).
ERICA RUNDLE, Yale
BETHANY SCHNEIDER, Bryn Mawr
JOHN REDWOOD, MP, and former senator GARY HART
PROFESSOR RICHARD SENNETT, LSE and Harvard
OXFORD CENTRE FOR BRAZILIAN STUDIES
Brazil abroad: the reception of Brazilian culture in Europe and the United StatesThis one-day conference will be held on Friday, 3 June, 10 a.m.6 p.m., in the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College.
PROFESSOR JOSÉ TEIXEIRA COELHO NETTO, University of São Paulo: 'Brazil: culture and nation in the global context.'
PROFESSOR ROBERT STAM, New York University: 'Brazil: film, music and cultural politics.'
PROFESSOR LÚCIA NAGIB, University of Leeds: 'Going global: 'the Brazilian scripted film.'
MS LYNN ZELEVANSKY, Los Angeles County Museum of Art: ' "Beyond geometry": notes on an exhibition of Brazilian art.'
MR JOSÉ GERALDO COUTO, Folha de São Paulo : 'From admiration to perplexity: Brazilian football abroad.'
MR NELSON MOTTA, journalist and music producer: 'Brazilian
popular music: the sound of history.'
SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL
Oxford Finance Summer SymposiumThe following lectures will be given at the times shown in the Said Business School. Enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
LUCY WHITE, Harvard
PATRICK BOLTON, Princeton
HOWARD ROSENTHAL, Princeton
HULYA ERASLAN, Wharton
CELICE ROCHON, Cergy
ITAY GOLDSTEIN, Wharton
ANDREW ELLUL, Indiana
MAUREEN O'HARA, Cornell
JAN WERNER, Minnesota
MAUREEN O'HARA, Cornell
ERIC HUGHSON, Colorado
MAUREEN O'HARA, Cornell
PETER KYLE, Duke
DEPARTMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGYThe Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience will be held at the Department of Experimental Psychology, 2629 September and will explore the following fields:
Modern Homo Sapiens, cerebral asymmetry and language
Unusual/abnormal language processing: animals, babies, children and patients
How is information represented in the visual system?
Cognitive roles of cerebellum
The cognitive neuroscience approach to the study of the body in the brain
The course will be given at graduate level. The lecturers include psychiatrists, neurologists
and psychologists from around the world. Further details may be obtained from Sally Harte
(e-mail: email@example.com) or from www.cogneuro.ox.ac.uk/autsch/.
OXFORD CENTRE FOR FAMILY LAW AND POLICYBECKY BATAGOL, Monash University, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 14 June, in the Violet Butler Room, Barnett House.
Subject: 'Hired guns and unprincipled mercenaries.'
The paper will examine the effect of anti-lawyer rhetoric on separating and divorcing
familes attending family mediation in Australia, and will compare the position in Australia
with that in the UK.
OXFORD CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC STUDIESPROFESSOR PETER RIDDELL, London School of Theology, will give a seminar at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 1 June, in the Centre for Islamic Studies.
Subject: 'The life and works of 'Abd al Ra'uf of Singkel.'
TAYLOR INSTITUTION LIBRARY
Words and music/Paroles et musiqueNICOLE GORE reads from La nuit juste avant les forêts by BERNARD-MARIE KOLTÈS, with musical accompaniment by Robert Sale, in the Voltaire Room, the Taylor Institution Library, at 5.30 for 5.45 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 May.
Koltès is one of the most acclaimed and original French authors of modern times. The reading will be in French, with notes provided in English. Admission is free.
ALL SOULS COLLEGE
To the margins of the Establishment: All Souls after 1945DR SIMON GREEN will deliver the Chichele Lectures at 5 p.m. on Fridays in the Old Library, All Souls College.
3 June: 'Fading grandees and fractious dons.'
10 June: 'The Year of Three Wardens.'
17 June: 'Crisis and renewal.'
Reuters Memorial LectureNIALL FITZGERALD, KBE, Chairman of Reuters and Chair, the Nelson Mandela Legacy Trust, will deliver the Reuters Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 June, in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'A future lost opportunity: does the media lead or follow?
Will the media miss the story on Africa?'
Alan Emery LecturePROFESSOR D. DONNAI will deliver the Alan Emery Lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the E.P. Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green College.
Subject: 'Dysmorphology and development: clues from the clinic.'
Rowe Memorial LecturePROFESSOR PAOLO FRANCESCO FIORE, Professor of Architecture and Architectural Archaeology, University of Rome (La Sapienza), will deliver the Dorothy Rowe Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 May, in the Grove Auditoriium, Magdalen College (entrance through Longwall).
Subject: 'Leon Battista Alberti and the architecture of Renaissance
ST ANTONY'S COLLEGE
Pluscarden Programme for the Study of Intelligence and Global TerrorismCONGRESSMAN CURT WELDON, Deputy Chairman, Homeland Security Committee and Armed Services Committee, US House of Representatives, will lecture at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, 31 May, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College. Enquiries should be directed to Tara McTiernan (telephone: Oxford 557047, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Convener: Dr S. Tsang.
Subject: 'Global transformation and the policies that affect it.'
Middle East Centre
George Antonius LectureSONALLAH IBRAHIM, novelist, will deliver the George Antonius Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, 9 June, in the Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College.
Subject: 'The development of an Egyptian writer.'
Astor Visiting LecturePROFESSOR SAMUEL ISSCHAROFF, Harold R. Medina Professor of Procedural Jurisprudence, Columbia Law School, will deliver the Astor Visiting Lecture at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 8 June, in the Faw Faculty Board Room, the St Cross Building. Professor Christopher McCrudden will chair the lecture.
Subject: 'When rights break down: US constitutional responses in
times of national security crisis.'
Global Economic Governance LectureTHE HON. DR NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA, Minister of Finance of Nigeria, will deliver the annual Global Economic Governance Lecture at 5 p.m. on Friday, 27 May, IN the Department of Politics and International Relations.
Subject: 'Managing the challenges of reform in a global
contextthe case of Nigeria.'